[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Mobility aids are devices designed to assist walking or otherwise improve the mobility of people with some form of mobility impairment. These devices are very helpful for people who have difficulty moving around by themselves. Mobility aid equipment increases independent mobility for the injured and elderly population.

There are various mobility aid equipment depending on the type and amount of support your loved ones require. Many products are now available in the market with great options that help disabled people to stay active. Increased technological advancement has led to the development of innovative products that have enhanced the quality of life of the people.

Mobility Aids and Transportation Equipment Market – Drivers and Barriers

According to a Future Market Insights report, the contemporary transportation equipment and mobility aid market is driven by the aging population with issues such as knee disorders, bone disorders and other disabilities. Technological advancements in the healthcare sector across the globe, rise in the number of hospitals, increase in the prevalence of people suffering from disability, increased awareness regarding different types of equipment available and government initiatives are driving the mobility aids and transportation equipment global market. The major barrier for this market is the high cost involvement and large number of substitutes that are available worldwide.

Market Segments

The global mobility aids and transportation equipment market is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR in the forecast period (2015- 2025). This is because of the large number of aging population, increase in the number hospitals across the globe and prevalence of cases with knee disorder and other disability in mobility. The market is categorized into:

  • Manual Wheelchairs
    • Manually operated wheelchairs
    • Standard manual wheelchairs
    • Pediatric wheelchairs
  • Electrically powered wheelchairs
  • Stretchers
    • Manual stretchers
    • Automated stretchers
  • Walking Aids
    • Crutches
    • Walkers
    • Walker cane hybrids
    • Gait trainers
  • Mobility scooters
  • Stair lifts

Region-wise Market Segmentation

Depending on geographic regions, the global mobility aids and transportation market is segmented into the following key regions:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Eastern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • Middle East
  • Africa

The Americas lead the market followed by Europe. Asia Pacific is projected to grow at a substantial rate. Due to the large pool of patients, rising government funding and improvement in healthcare facilities, China and India are expected to be the fastest growing mobility aid and transportation equipment market globally.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market which has thoughtful insights, facts, historical data and statistically supported and industry- validated market data. The research report provides analysis and information according to categories such as market segments, geographies, types, technology and applications. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodology.

The report provides an exhaustive analysis regarding:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply and Demand
  • Current Trends/ Issues/ Challenges
  • Competition
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

There are many different mobility aids that can help and provide support to your loved ones. It is better to discuss mobility issues with medical professionals to find out the degree of care that is required to keep your loved ones active while minimizing the risk for injuries. It is important to figure out what types of issues need to be addressed before you decide which equipment to purchase.